Jingle Bell Run @ Wright Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 24 December 2014

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Take a break from holiday festivities! Bring your family and friends to Wright Park to enjoy a refreshing afternoon 3-mile run or walk.

Norpoint Turkey Trot @ Center at Norpoint, Tacoma, WA, United States on 27 November 2014

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Join us for the 20th anniversary of the Norpoint Turkey Trot. This will be a special event with memories of past Trots in picture, in writing, and on stage. Be ready to run and reminisce with all the other festive trotters!

The Norpoint Turkey Trot is stuffed with holiday activities and features a 5k run, […]

Black Cat Run Run @ Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 18 October 2014

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Grab your family and friends to run/walk a glowing Point Defiance Five Mile Drive in the dark. Wear your flashiest costume and bling while you enjoy glow sticks, zoo lights characters, strobe lights, and more along the lighted roadway.

Zombie Race @ Wright Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 13 September 2014

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Run/walk through Wright Park and choose between being a zombie or being chased by a zombie. Come dressed to chase or come to run/walk – all levels are welcome. Be ready to have some fun in this specialty themed event. Run/walk distance approx. 2 miles.

Park to Pint @ Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 09 August 2014

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Run/walk this scenic 5k at Point Defiance Park and enjoy live music in the beer garden. This popular summertime event sells out early. Ages 21 and older.

ARCHIVED RACE: Run to the Top @ McKinley Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 12 July 2014

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Run to the Top is Tacoma’s toughest, most gritty, most hilly 5k—and runners and walker of all types will love every second of it! The Kids Dash is a mini version of the course making the event perfect for families.

ARCHIVED RACE: Sneakers to Suds @ Wright Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 21 June 2014

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neakers to Suds is a 5k run/walk around beautiful Wright Park for ages 21 and older. Afterward, participants are invited on a pub crawl to three establishments within walking distance of the park.

Entry fee includes high-tech running socks with logo.

ARCHIVED RACE: Adventure Race @ STAR Center, Tacoma, WA, United States on 17 May 2014

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This 2-mile trek will get the entire family involved in an outdoor activity that’s filled with adventurous challenges and many different obstacles. The cross-country style race winds around the trails on the SERA campus and finishes at STAR center.

ARCHIVED RACE: Titlow Mud Run @ Titlow Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 23 March 2014

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This 2-mile fun run takes participants off the sidewalks and city streets and onto the trails near Titlow Park. The course is muddy, and full of obstacles to crawl under, jump over, or get your attention.

ARCHIVED RACE: Adventure Race at STAR Center @ 3873 S. 66th, Tacoma, WA, United States on 18 May 2013

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Adventure Race at STAR Center @ 3873 S. 66th, Tacoma, WA, United States on 18 May 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Titlow Mud Run @ 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA, United States on 24 March 2013

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Titlow Mud Run @ 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA, United States on 24 March 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: April Fools Dash @ 801 N. Mason, Tacoma, WA, United States on 06 April 2013

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April Fools Dash @ 801 N. Mason, Tacoma, WA, United States on 06 April 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Dual Dash @ Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 09 February 2013

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Dual Dash @ Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA, United States on 09 February 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Chili Chase @ STAR Center Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, United States on 23 February 2013

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Chili Chase @ STAR Center Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, United States on 23 February 2013 […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Kids Can Run @ Jefferson Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 29 September 2012

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It’s time for kids to have an event of their own!

Kids Can Run is a chip-timed, 1.5 mile event for youth ages 6 to 12. Bring the kids down and let them show the grown-ups how a race can be run! $4 entry fee includes water bottle and participation ribbon.

ARCHIVED RACE: Jingle Bell Run @ Wright Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 24 December 2012

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Take a break from holiday festivities and bring your family and friends to Wright Park to enjoy a refreshing afternoon 3 mile run or walk.

ARCHIVED RACE: Norpoint Turkey Trot @ The Center, Tacoma, WA, USA on 22 November 2012

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Run or walk with family and friends in the 18th annual Norpoint Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.

This yearly tradition features a chip-timed 5k run along with a 2-mile run/walk and kids’ dash.

Both the 5k and 2 mile routes begin at the Center at Norpoint and wind through the streets of Northeast Tacoma, providing […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Black Cat Fun Run @ Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 27 October 2012

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Get into costume, lace up those running shoes and show off your Halloween spirit at the second annual Black Cat Fun Run/Walk.

This spooktacular family-friendly event is guaranteed to turn an evening of ghoulish exercise into a howling good time!

Participants are encouraged to dress in costume and bring glow sticks, wear headlamps and/or carry […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Harmon Tap Room Hustle @ Wright Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 15 September 2012

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Runners ages 21 and older are invited to participate in a 5k run or walk through Wright Park beginning at 3 pm followed by refreshing frosty beverages at the Harmon Taproom just down the street.

ARCHIVED RACE: Goldfish Gallop @ Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 11 August 2012

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The Goldfish Gallop begins at the entrance to Point Defiance Park and ends across the street at the Goldfish Tavern.

Runners ages 21 and older will enjoy a refreshing evening run through the park followed by refreshing frosty beverages at the Goldfish Tavern.

The finish line fun includes discounts on food and beverages, special prizes, […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Run to the Top @ McKinley Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 14 July 2012

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Now is a good time to start adding hills to your training program…because this run is a little bit hilly!

Run to the Top is a chip-timed 5k at McKinley Park. The course winds around the park and from from bottom to top/top to bottom!

Afterward we’ll meet up for post-race celebrations, prizes, and food […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Titlow Trails Mud Run @ Titlow Park, Tacoma, WA, USA on 18 March 2012

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Titlow Trails Mud Run Takes Participants Off-road Event features a muddy race course and family fun

Welcome spring with Metro Parks’ dirtiest event of the year—the Titlow Trails Mud Run on Sunday, March 18. This family friendly, albeit muddy, 2-mile run/walk takes runners off the city streets and sidewalks and onto the trails near Titlow […]